Free image editing apps let you easily put text on photos. Available for Android and iPhone (iOS), the apps offer different typefaces and colors for writing over photos, creating ideal effects for posting creative messages on social networks or for making memes with friends' records.
Easy-to-use editors such as PicsArt, Canva, and Snapseed let you write text in a few taps and save the image to your device gallery or share it directly with friends. Check out the following list of five photo editing apps for writing.
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Editing applications allow you to write and place text on photos. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
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Picsart has different sources for photo writing Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
PicsArt lets you write over gallery photos and format text in a variety of ways. To do this, simply choose the image and select the "Text" tool. Editing options allow the user to determine the alignment, size and spacing of the letters, color or texture of the fill and outlines, and even insert shadow. The app provides a wide variety of typefaces to match the text style to the photo.
Phonto allows to add symbols and special characters to texts written on photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Once you have chosen the desired photo in Phonto, simply tap the "Tap image to add text" option to add image texts. Using the menu, you can change the font, style, size, alignment, and layout of the sentence on the screen. The app has a fairly extensive catalog of different fonts to use, from the most classic to the fun and modern styles. You can also change colors and insert special symbols and characters in the text.
Snapseed has ready text templates with banners and balloons Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Snapseed offers ready-made writing templates for the user to edit the text that accompanies the photo. Options include layouts with balloons, graphic shapes, lines and banners, which can illustrate images in a more creative and flashy way. However, there are options with traditional typographic fonts. It is possible to change the color of the text and also the opacity level.
Canva has ready and creative text templates for writing on photos. Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Canva offers ready-made layouts for cell phone art, but also lets you edit text on photos from the user gallery. To do this, just start a blank template, upload the desired image and enter the phrases you want. By touching each sentence, you can edit the texts, as well as change colors, fonts and size. One of the good points is the possibility of using ready-made text templates, with pre-combined fonts and sizes that leave the message with excellent aesthetics.
Piczoo lets you write arch text on photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Piczoo has several text editing tools for writing about photos saved on your phone. In addition to changing colors and fonts, it is possible to change the opacity, alignment and spacing of the letters on the screen, including the ability to make the text arc-shaped. The user can also duplicate the text with just a touch of the screen.
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